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State by State: June 2020
June 01, 2020
A roundup of EMS news from around the U.S.
Reader Feedback: June 2020
June 01, 2020
Your comments, posts, e-mails, and reactions to EMS World content.
NEMSMS Memorial Coin Fundraiser Honors Providers Lost to COVID-19
May 29, 2020
All proceeds from coin sales will go to the National EMS Memorial Service.
Crestline, EMS Agency Help Food Bank for Paramedic Services Week
May 27, 2020
For Paramedic Services Week, Crestline Coach partnered with local EMS agency Medavie Health Services West to collect non-perishable food for a local food bank.
Editors' Expressions: Memorial Day Musings
Jonathan Bassett, MA, NREMT, May 25, 2020
The ties that connect EMS and military service are deep and strong.
Off-Duty Fla. Firefighter/Paramedic Dies in Car Crash
May 23, 2020
An emergency vehicle procession honored Kevin Mehaffey, 30, a Pembroke Pines Fire Rescue firefighter/paramedic, who died in a fatal crash May 15.
Penn. EMT Dies of COVID-19 Weeks After Brother's Death from Virus
May 22, 2020
Jeremy Emerich, 40, was a critical care EMT for the Lehigh Valley Health Network’s MedEvac, firefighter, and U.S. Armed Forces veteran.
Fenway Park Honors Mass. EMS Providers for COVID-19 Response
May 21, 2020
The National EMS Week celebration recognized EMS crews for their dedicated response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
N.J. EMS Task Force, Nonprofit Raise $25K for COVID-19 Workers
May 19, 2020
Teenagers Drew and Heather Paglia started 5Help.org, which collects $5 donations for first responders and hospital workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
N.J. EMT Dies of Complications Related to COVID-19
May 18, 2020
David Pinto, 70, EMT and former chief of the Wallington Fire Department, has died of COVID-19 complications.
Editors' Expressions: Die Serving, Get Nothing?
Hilary Gates, MAEd, NRP, May 18, 2020
EMS Week celebrates EMS providers; LODDs should be recognized accordingly.
Penn. County Opens COVID-19 Hotline for First Responders
May 15, 2020
The Hero Support Line for Emergency Service Personnel and Healthcare Workers of Mercer County was established by the Community Counseling Center of Mercer County.
Ore. FF-Paramedics Donate $20K to Food Banks for COVID-19 Relief
May 13, 2020
Lane Professional Firefighters donated the funds to support their community's needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bryx Sells T-Shirts for Mental Health Awareness Among First Responders
May 12, 2020
For Mental Health Awareness Month, Bryx is selling t-shirts to raise awareness of mental health resources available to first responders, with all proceeds benefiting The Code Green Campaign.
Zico Kicks Off Five Days of Giveaways
May 11, 2020
From May 11-15, 2020, fans are invited to visit Zico's Facebook and Twitter profiles as new giveaways are unveiled each day.
Date of 2020 National EMS Moment of Silence Announced
May 11, 2020
The National EMS Moment of Silence will be observed on Saturday, May 16, 2020 in honor of providers who have died in the line of duty.
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